International Women’s Day: Mainstream Messaging For The Radical Cause Of Full Economic Empowerment

from Over the last decade, International Women’s Day has become a major circle on the calendar for social entrepreneurs, NGO leaders, corporate cause-makers, politicians and feminist organizers working to guarantee full civil and economic rights for half the world’s population. Tomorrow will see an explosion of gatherings, articles, speeches, television segments and discussions on the leading global social justice of our time (indeed, it’s getting started today with a major event at the United Nations). What’s striking about the International Women’s Day commemoration is its inclusion, and its mainstream position in a networked world. It’s not so much storming the gates – it’s how can we change the situation inside.

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